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The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

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Anonymity of victims of certain other sexual offences

19.—(1) Where an allegation has been made that an offence to which this Article applies has been committed against a person, neither the name nor address, and no still or moving picture, of that person shall during that person’s lifetime—

(a)be published in Northern Ireland in a written publication available to the public; or

(b)be included in a relevant programme for reception in Northern Ireland,

if it is likely to lead members of the public to identify that person as the complainant.

(2) Where a person is accused of an offence to which this Article applies, no matter likely to lead members of the public to identify a person as the complainant shall during the complainant’s lifetime—

(a)be published in Northern Ireland in a written publication available to the public; or

(b)be included in a relevant programme for reception in Northern Ireland.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) are subject to any direction given under Article 21.

(4) Nothing in this Article prohibits the publication or inclusion in a relevant programme of matter consisting only of a report of criminal proceedings other than proceedings at, or intended to lead to, or on an appeal arising out of, a trial at which the accused is charged with the offence.

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